How is it that a bill with bipartisan, veto-proof support in the North Carolina General Assembly can’t be heard on the floor of the state House or Senate and become law?
CCA, LDWF and partners complete historic project at Independence Island Reef
JUNE 7, 2011- The Coastal Conservation Association (CCA) and the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) have completed construction on Independence Island Reef, believed to be the largest limestone inshore artificial reef project ever in Louisiana. Work crews finished the job on Monday afternoon.
The May 24 Point of View piece by Stephen Ammons in support of recreational fishing strikes a chord. A senior citizen now, I remember growing up around the Chesapeake Bay and watching striped bass plundered commercially so that for decades we endured a total moratorium on them.
On Sunday, Sea Shepherd’s Steve Irwin spotted five French vessels leaving Malta at high speed, bound for Libyan waters.
I received a paper from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, penned by their talented scribe, Bob Wattendorf. He began it this way: "For my 32 years with the FWC, I have been one of those folks dealing with the stigma of 'I'm from the government, and I'm here to help you.'"
NEW BEDFORD — President Barack Obama’s nominee to be the next secretary of commerce raised concerns among fishing interests today.
Coastal Conservation Association objects to the measure included in the proposed Generic Annual Catch Limit/Accountability Measures Amendment that purports to establish commercial and recreational allocations for black grouper.
An artificial reef north of Grand Isle seeks to attract the fish that attract the fishermen.
HOUMA — Fishing enthusiasts are hoping to give Grand Isle a boost by restoring a former fishing hot spot claimed by coastal erosion into a bustling artificial reef.
The Atlantic bluefin tuna won't be listed as an endangered species, at least for now, as the Obama administration on Friday rejected environmentalists' push for tougher restrictions on catching the highly prized fish.